Deutsche Telekom AG
Deutsche Telekom AG is a German IT and telecommunications company headquartered in Bonn. The company’s segments by country include Germany (fixed-network and mobile services in Germany), Europe (fixed-network and mobile services of the national companies in Greece, Romania, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Croatia, the Netherlands and Austria) and the United States (mobile activities in the United States market). Other segments include Systems Solutions (ICT systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions), and Group Headquarters and Group Services (operations of service headquarters and various other subsidiaries of the company).
Until 1989, Deutsche Bundespost was the German federal postal service and the country’s major telephone company. It was then split into three entities, one of which was Deutsche Bundespost Telekom. In 1995 it became known as Deutsche Telekom and the company was privatised in 1996.
Deutsche Telekom AG’s shares are traded on all seven stock exchanges in Germany, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB), as well as on OTCQX. It is also a component of the EURO STOXX 50 stock exchange index.
Deutsche Telekom AG Market Influences
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